San Jose, CA
A 32-year-old female asked:
Bellow im 32 years old and i have a fasting blood sugar of 115. does this consider me pre diabetes? can i reverse pre diabetes as well?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sue Ferrantianswered
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
A one time fasting blood sugar that is a little elevated does not make a diagnosis. What is your hemoglobin A1C? That is a measure of your average blood sugars over the past 3 months. If that number is less than 6, you are ok. Higher than 6 but less than 7, you would be considered pre-diabetic. Lowering your carbs and increasing your exercise would help to reverse this so have this lab checked.
Reviewed Dec 25, 2022
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
You should proceed with the assumption that you have pre-diabetes. If you exercise at least 30 minutes a day and lose 5-1% of body weight you have a 60% chance of preventing progress of the disorder. Consulting a nutritionist for diet advice may be helpful. Adopt diabetes diet: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetes/in-depth/diabetes-diet/art-20044295
Answered Dec 24, 2022
Last updated Dec 25, 2022
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